Beutiful Estate With Panoramic Views
A Mansion with a View... Nestled into the bucolic Catskill landscape sits this stately Queen Anne Victorian mansion. Overlooking the Catskill Mountains to the south and Berkshires to the east, driving up to this property, you are instantly awestruck by the incredible views. Waist deep fields of wildflowers and grasses sway in unison across the hills while an eagle swoops down into your pond for the catch of the day. An ethereal calmness envelops you as you are surrounded by nature. As the morning sun rises over the Berkshires, enjoy your coffee and paper on the large front porch shaded by a century old oak tree with a swing. Upon entering the home, you are greeted by a grand entrance with high ceilings and fine cherry hardwood floors. To your right is a reading room with a separate office and charming secluded bedroom. To the left is the formal dining room with built-in china cabinets. Past the large pantries is a chef's eat-in kitchen with large island, 6 burner stove and grill. Industrial vented exhaust. Large Sub Zero refrigerator. Solid wood cabinets. For the winter months, an open wood fireplace makes this one of the coziest rooms in the house. In the summer, large doors open to the patio creating a nice cross breeze and indoor outdoor feel even on the warmest days. A classic wet bar with fridge and copper sink makes this an opportune stop over for crafting a cocktail from the local distillery spirits before settling into the living room in front of your second fireplace and views for miles. A quaint little office is tucked away to the side of the living room. Stairs lead down to an expansive media/game room with a full basement and plenty of storage. A three-car garage is attached to the main house by mudroom with a sand stone sink. The first floor also boasts a gorgeous full bath. Upstairs you will find 2 generous sized suites with separate sitting areas and en-suite bathrooms The main suite also has a Zen like bathroom in travertine stone with separate sinks. A large walk in shower and jetted soaking tub with incredible mountain views. Two more bedrooms with en-suites and large laundry room complete the upper floor. There is also more room to expand into the attic. While away the hours lounging by your 50 feet long concrete swimming pool. Activities abound on the 43-acre property. Glide across the 3-acre pond or lay by the shore and watch the large turtles swim by. Pack a picnic and enjoy vivid and magical sunsets of oranges, reds, and pink from the hilltop. You may spot a horseback rider or deer in the distant meadow below. Pick some elderflowers for your cordial and spot the 1930's vintage car in the woods. Before bed settle down with friends around the fire pit and make S'mores until the skylights up with cornucopia of stars. At 800 feet elevation, the air is always clean here and you will sleep like a baby. Surrounded by quaint little Hudson Valley towns where you can dine on the river or explore eclectic boutiques. You can pick or buy your own produce directly from local farms just minutes away. Farm to table restaurants and activities abound. Just a short 2-hour drive to NYC, 30 minutes to the ski slopes and larger towns like Albany, Catskill and Hudson. 5 min drive from I-87. Opportunity to purchase the adjoining 6-acre horse riding facility and create your own horse equestrian estate. Home can be delivered furnished. Amazing rental history and hosting weddings and events.